Relais “La Corte Dei Papi”: “The eighteenth century meets our days in a Relais of unique elegance”

Relais la Corte dei Papi - #DIAGO the luxury company

The geographical location

The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is located in Tuscany on the border with Umbria, in a small valley among the splendid hills surrounding the city of Cortona. Cortona is the city whose beauties, still authentic, have been sung by the famous writer “Frances Meyer” in his novel “Under the Tuscan Sun”.

Not far away is the famous wine region, with the historic cities of Montepulciano and Montalcino, renowned for the incomparable Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino wines. The Relais is also close to Assisi, Spello, Civita di Bagnoregio, Orvieto, Todi, the beautiful cities of Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra, the Chianti hills and many others.

The Relais La Corte Dei Papi

The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is a country residence that has always been owned by the Papi family, dating back to the 1700s where ancient tradition and luxury come together to offer its guests the wonderful experience of well-being and relaxation.

Renovated with love and profound respect for the ancient structure, the Relais Corte dei Papi preserves the original elements while keeping its history and origins unchanged. A place where guests can feel at home, at the center of every attention, to be pampered and cared for at every moment of their stay.

#Diago - an oasis of peace and tranquility
The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an oasis of peace and tranquility

The Relais La Corte Dei Papi is an oasis of peace and tranquility and is perfect for those seeking culture and tradition. Guests will be seduced by the good traditional cuisine, comforted by the elegance of this authentic Tuscan villa and fascinated by the few, exclusive, elegant and refined rooms and suites equipped with every comfort.

This country house is surrounded by extensive grounds.

#DIAHO - The Relais is surrounded by extensive grounds
The Relais is surrounded by extensive grounds

At the center of the park is a splendid swimming pool, from where one can truly appreciate the beauty and peace of the surrounding valleys.

Corte dei Papi swimming pool
The swimming pool is at the center of the park

The interiors have been restructured respecting the ancient structure, favoring the recovery of the original decorative elements, and each room and suite is furnished with taste and refinement.

The splendid Spa Suites dedicated to well-being and luxury with an exclusive “private spa” inside offer a unique emotion and total relaxation.

Luxurious Rooms and Suites

The Relais La Corte dei Papi offers 16 classically stylish luxurious Rooms & Suites. Each room is furnished with style and elegance, always maintaining the typical character of the original structure and is equipped with every comfort and free Wi-Fi. Inside some suites there is a Private Spa.

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The suites’ private Spa

Located in an environment with a romantic atmosphere, the rooms feature refined fabrics and period furnishings that blend in harmony with modern comforts.

A romantic atmosphere

The 16 rooms and suites are decorated with taste and discernment. The beautiful spa suites are dedicated to the balance and well-being of the guests: a truly unique experience with every conceivable facility to enhance guests’ relaxation in the privacy of the room. They are equipped with an exclusive private spa: turkish bath, emotional showers with aromatherapy and chromotherapy with 4 different emotional paths, double hydromassage tub, living room and a well-stocked mini wine cellar. These suites are very spacious with a size ranging from 65 to 85 m2 each. The suites located on the ground floor have a private garden.

Very spacious suites

A special deluxe suite called “the terrace”, in addition to the private spa, has a beautiful lounge area and a splendid terrace overlooking the city of Cortona, a solarium and a beautiful gazebo for an intimate romantic candlelit dinner en-suite.

One of the spa suites

The exclusive spa suite called “the ancient granary” is spread over 2 floors. On the ground floor there is the luxury private exclusive spa and a comfortable large living room. The second floor is entirely dedicated to the bedroom with a beautiful four-poster bed and a splendid view of the countryside.

“The ancient granary” exclusive suite

Massages and spa treatments are carried out in the privacy of the Suite, with treatments tailored to meet the needs of the guests.


The restaurant is located in the cellar of the manor house, a romantic environment, characterized by ceilings with exposed beams and terracotta floors, and keeps the traditions of Tuscan cuisine intact, rediscovering the pleasures of taste and delicate emotions.

The restaurant n the old cellar

During the summer it is transferred by the pool, on the terrace set up with elegant wrought iron gazebos surrounded by a large garden.

The summer restaurant

The garden is rich in flora including olive trees, pines and secular oaks, from which it is possible to enjoy all the serendipity and magic of the atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside. The Lounge Bar allows you to admire all the splendor and peace of the surrounding valleys, in an elegant and classic environment enriched by delicate tapestries, precious marbles and craftsmanship by local artisans, which enphatise the history of the lineage.

The menu offers traditional Tuscan specialties

All menus offer a wide choice of traditional Tuscan specialties, combined with a series of more modern and elaborate culinary proposals each recipe is enhanced by the quality and freshness of the local products used, by the elegant presentation of the dishes and by the accurate service .

The Chefs prepare daily the rich selection of our bread, fresh pasta and desserts, which enrich the tasty menus.

Experiences offered by the Relais La Corte Dei Papi

The Corte dei Papi offers a great variety of experiences dedicated to hospitality, well-being, taste, adventure and the rediscovery of one’s origins. Guests who choose Tuscany and the Relais as the location for their stay are looking for experiences that can arouse emotions and leave unforgettable memories.

The location demonstrates not only the excellence in organizing meetings and banquets, but also a specialization in the organization of cooking classes, guided tours and limousine service.

The countryside surrounding La Corte dei Papi offers ample possibilities for exploration on foot or by bicycle. Professional guides and horse riding can be arranged.

Guests also appreciate the nearby golf courses and shopping.

For lovers of good food the Relais organizes cooking courses. The house Chefs will guide the guest in the rediscovery of the most ancient traditions, secrets and authenticity of the Tuscan cuisine.

Guests who are passionate about great wines have the opportunity to enjoy tastings and guided tours of the most important wineries in Tuscany and Umbria, with a private car with driver.

For lovers of luxury and motors, customized sports car tours are offered based on customer needs. A unique travel experience, a new and exciting way to travel driving the latest Ferrari and Maserati models.

Tours are the perfect combination of glamor and sportiness. Breathtaking landscapes, great food and people with an infectious passion for life, it’s hard to imagine a place that can offer more.


In a historic eighteenth-century residence, La Corte dei Papi is one of the most exclusive relais in Cortona. Good cuisine and excellent services are the elements that will make your event exclusive.

From a glamorous wedding, to a refined corporate event, to a marketing event for the launch of new products or simply for a private party, Relais La Corte dei Papi will be able to find the right combination for your unique and exclusive event

Refined environments embellished with Flanders tablecloths and silver cutlery will allow you to welcome your guests in an aristocratic and chic atmosphere.

In the tranquility of the garden a few steps from the swimming pool, in the elegant gazebos it will be possible to experience your moment of happiness and savor the various culinary delicacies.

From creative cuisine to traditional Tuscan cuisine to conclude with fusion. These are the different types of cuisines you can enjoy in the restaurant. And for the occasion, expert hands will prepare personalized menus that will be able to arouse sweet sensations in your palate.

In the refinement of the internal and external spaces, the hotel staff will expertly set up the mise en place with original and precious details.

DIAGO concierge services for the Relais La Corte Dei Papi

DIAGO concierge services improve and make more pleasant any trip whether it is a business requirement or a leisure opportunity.

Our team is made up of a multilingual staff with knowledge of the local language and of the guest’s language. They are in charge of welcoming and interacting with the clients, guaranteeing all the aspects for a pleasant stay in the chosen facility (luxury hotel, villa, apartment but also glamping), promoting the tourist offer of the place, taking care of all the needs of the clients, fulfilling their requests and necessities.

Any need or advice you may have, our team will guide you to the places you want to visit, will book for you the best restaurant in the area, will get for you tickets for the show you want to see, will take care of your transfers by plane or car and will also organize the right setting and atmosphere for special moments or any other requirement during your stay.

Choose DIAGO the Luxury Company for your all inclusive unique experiences at the Relais “La Corte dei Papi”.